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Moral clarity in Gaza
Washington Post, by Charles Krauthammer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/17/2014 11:19:17 PM

Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking. “Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime minister. “We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.” Rarely does international politics present a moment of such moral clarity. Yet we routinely hear this Israel-Gaza fighting described as a morally equivalent “cycle of violence.” This is absurd. What possible interest can Israel have in cross-border fighting? Everyone

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/17/2014 11:31:07 PM     (No. 9929589)

Dr. C.K. is right on the money- Again! What will it take for these stupid Muslim apologists to wake up? Oblivion?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/18/2014 12:22:30 AM     (No. 9929628)

Conservatives support Israel and liberals support muslim terrorists.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 7/18/2014 1:11:59 AM     (No. 9929651)

Like with their active support of obviously destructive domestic policies, the "progressive" stand on the Palestinians makes no sense until you realize the cold, shocking truth behind it: they support evil on purpose. The "progressive", given the choice between the barbarian and the civilized man will, always and invariably, choose the barbarian (or as they disingenuously call it, the "oppressed"). Behind this is the Marxist lie that "the poor are poor because the rich are rich". Supporting barbarian Hamas against civilized Israel is no different than supporting cop killers against the "1%" - "progressives" are, because of their upside-down and totally intolerant ideology, always forced to choose the wrong side: the bad.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zoidberg, 7/18/2014 6:43:31 AM     (No. 9929786)

"If you´re anti-Israel, you´re anti-America."
-Howard Stern

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